Donald Trump might remember this ad; he was six when the ad came out.
Hillary Clinton was four.
The ad was produced by Roy Disney and Citizens for Eisenhower-Nixon.
Its target audience is the post war working class:
The ad below was made after the first presidential debate of 2016.
It is funded by a Right Wing PAC with a curious name: Future 45.
Future 45 describes itself as follows: “Future 45 is an independent organization devoted to educating voters about the challenges facing our country as they prepare to elect the 45th President of the United States.
“Our next president will shape the Supreme Court in a way that will influence the direction of our nation for decades to come. The strength of our economy and the security of our nation depend upon electing a strong, proven leader.
While Donald Trump is a proven businessman with a plan to reignite our economy and recover American strength through peace, Hillary Clinton is a politician following the Obama model that has landed us in a fragile economy with slow growth feeling less safe than ever. Americans understand this and are speaking up”
The Obama model that has landed us in a fragile economy with slow growth feeling less safe than ever?
The sentence reads like it makes sense but upon closer examination it’s says nothing.
We are in a fragile economy that feels less safe than ever.
Weaponized disinformation is the use of media to subvert reality to such a degree that the people are no longer able to trust their own perceptions.
Another term for this is ‘gaslighting’.
Gaslighting does what any systematic abuse does to any psyche. It makes you give up your own truth. Self-doubt takes over because you no longer rely on your reality. You lose touch with who you once were or thought you were — because everything is hazy now.Gaslighting: It’s Really A Thing
Trust is essential to the success of free and open democracies.
If you want to bring down American Democracy, the best way is erode the people’s faith in reason and the Rule of Law
Even as investigators attempt to assess the damage of this attack, Trump’s team dismisses the American legal system as an international laughing-stock.
The President of the United States thinks his Nation’s legal system
is his enemy.
How did this happen?
Let’s review a timeline of the Russian assault on reality that gave
the Presidency to Donald Trump.